Job: Project Coordinator (2 year fixed term contract), Tanzania

Organization: Sightsavers
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 21 Aug 2016

Sightsavers, an international development organization that promotes the prevention and cure of avoidable blindness, and promotes equality and opportunity for disabled people, seeks to recruit a mature, experienced, self-driven, dynamic and result oriented Project Coordinator who is keen to develop a career in a dynamic organisation and challenging environment.

Reporting to the NTD Programme Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for Trachoma SAFE project in Pwani region, for planning, organising, implementation, coordination, reporting and overall management of the project, ensuring consistency with Sightsavers strategy & quality standards, commitments and goals. The coordinator will also be responsible for partnership relations in Pwani region.

The ideal candidate will be a Tanzanian national who holds a degree in a relevant field (Social Sciences, Development Studies, Public Health and Economics). He/she must have extensive project management experience in donor supported project (especially multilateral donors e.g. DFID, USAID), ideally in an NGO environment with responsibility of large budgets or a demonstrated record of accomplishment in coordinating and managing large and complex projects is required as experience in advocacy, monitoring and evaluation.

Extensive experience in working with Partners (Consortium, Civil Societies, and Governments etc.) is an added advantage. He/she will be a strategic thinker, who possesses strong critical thinking, problem solving, analytical and presentation skills with ability to influence high-level ministry officials at both regional and national levels.

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How to apply:

To apply for this post visit and download an application form. Please return completed application form to [email protected] . Indicate the position title on the email subject line.

We will be contacting short-listed candidates for interview shortly after the closing date.

As an equal opportunities employer we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.